A Love That Multiplies

A Love That Multiplies

An Up-close View of How They Make It Work

Book - 2011
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As the Duggar children grow up--even while more little ones are born--Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar face more than baby diapers and organizational chore charts. In their new book, they share practical insights about the joys and challenges of parenting with faith.

In this second book from the Duggars, they focus on the principles that equip them to face life's challenges--drawing from their most recent challenge with the 3-month premature birth of their newest child, Josie. They also share the new challenges their older children are facing as they prepare for adult life. Central to the book is a section on the principles that the Duggars have consistently taught their children. These simply worded principles are basic to the Duggar family and are shared in a way that other parents can incorporate in their own homes. A special chapter on homeschooling gives valuable information to parents who are considering this route or are already invested in it. The world continues to be amazed by their nineteen well-groomed, well-behaved, well-schooled children and their home life, which focuses on family, financial responsibility, fun--and must importantly, faith. The Duggars show how parents can succeed whether they're rearing a single child or several.

Table of Contents

Preface: Our Biggest Test Begins

Part 1: Little Baby, Big Challenges
1. Little Eyes Watching
2. More Babies on the Way!
3. A Surprising Test Begins
4. Praying without Ceasing
5. Miracles and Milestones
6. Difficult Priorities

Part 2: Shaping Hearts and Minds
7. Living under the Microscope
8. Opportunities to Reach Out to Others
9. Developing a Servant Heart
10. Making Faith Fun

Part 3: Big Hope for Our Children's Future
11. Homeschool, Duggar Style
12. Vocations, Goals, and Roles
13. Daily Training, Tips, and Practicalities
14. Life Is a Classroom

Part 4: Big Hearts, Full of Love
15. Protecting and Cherishing Our Relationships
16. Michelle's Heart for Children and Moms
17. Jim Bob's Lifelong Hobby
18. Do the Duggars Date?

P.S. Answering the Big Question
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Howard Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781439183816
Characteristics: vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Duggar, Jim Bob


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Nov 02, 2015

“"Good Christian" and Child Molester Josh Duggar Shows His Moral Hypocrisy Yet Again – How low can this guy get?”
by Bill Berkowitz , . . .from: AlterNet . . . August 22, 2015
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/good-christian-and-child-molester-josh-duggar-shows-his-moral-hypocrisy-yet-again . . . .
and . . .

““Duggar family speech at Alberta homeschooling convention cancelled” . . .
'Their appearance here would not be in the best interests of home educators,' says AHEA president”
CBC, November 1, 2015 . . . Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar won't be coming to Alberta, after all. . .
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/duggar-family-jim-bob-michelle-homeschooling-convention-1.3299331 . .

Oct 25, 2014

Though I don't agree with all of their politics, this was nonetheless a very interesting and inspiring read. It's great to see a family really living their values.

Dimmu16 Sep 16, 2014

I found this book interesting.

Jul 09, 2014

i know the duggars... great family!!!!! i am 1 of 10 kids. so it is great to see other families that r big these days.

Apr 01, 2014

I have enjoyed the tv show of this huge family and now will read the book. Interested how much is in the book but not in the tv show

A patron review from the Adult Summer Reading Game: If you have seen "The Duggars" on TLC--the book will seem very familiar. Their strict Christian beliefs and putting your life in danger to have another baby--are hard to take!

Jun 01, 2013

I read this book hoping to better understand their beliefs and parenting style. They do have very well behaved and kind kids. The book inspired me a bit. We're religious and now I have some ideas (mine will not be as...conservative) on how to impliment religion into my children's everyday lives. BTW the last part about their "intimate life as a couple" was a bit more than I needed to EVER know about them.

halo78fun May 18, 2013

Actually, the world is underpopulated. ;-)

fostermommyfor5 Feb 06, 2013

reproduce at an alarming rate? what a ignorant comment

harleyboo Jan 20, 2012

And people wonder why the earth is over populated?

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